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We examined the relationship between the retention of thallium-201 (201Tl) on a delayed scan and the metastatic potential of adenocarcinomas of the lung. We studied 43 patients with adenocarcinoma of the lung and divided them into two groups according to the presence or absence of lymph node metastasis. 201Tl single photon emission computerised tomography(More)
A 57-year-old woman was admitted to our hospital for the evaluation of roentgenological micronodular shadows of the bilateral middle and lower lung fields. Physical findings were normal except for left axillary lymph adenopathy. The level of tumor marker NCC-ST-439 was markedly elevated (2800 U/ml). Histological examination of the transbronchial biopsy and(More)
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